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SEED 4483 Science Student Teaching Seminar II

1.5 hours seminar plus conference; 1.5 credits

Advanced seminar for administration, guidance, and instruction for the student teaching field experience in science education. Each class meeting will be used to "debrief" and reflect on student teaching experiences, review of State certification requirements, discuss teaching and learning of science in light of student teaching experiences and observations. Students enroll in appropriate NYS certification exams and required workshops. Curriculum development, instructional planning, and multiple research-validated instructional strategies for teaching students within the full range of abilities. Skill in designing and offering differentiated instruction that enhances the learning of all students in the content area(s) of the certificate. Formal and informal methods of assessing student learning and the means of analyzing one's own teaching practice. Skill in using information gathered through assessment and analysis to plan or modify instruction, and skill in using various resources to enhance teaching. Distribution and collection of student teaching evaluations and timesheets. Students will complete all appropriate NYS certification and examination requirements. Completion of e-portfolios.

Prerequisite: Secondary Education 2001, 2002, 3456, 3401, 3402, 4480. Corequisite: Secondary Education 4484.


The City University reserves the right, because of changing conditions, to make modifications of any nature in academic programs and requirements of the university and its constituent colleges without advanced notice. Students are advised to consult regularly with college and department counselors concerning their programs of study.

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